Tamara Palmer

Tamara Palmer

Tamara Palmer is a food and entertainment writer. She self-publishes her own print magazine and website called California Eating and has ghostwritten a cookbook for a TV chef.


  • Tamara has written for The Spruce Eats since May 2020.
  • Her work has appeared on sites such as CNET, Amazon, Reader’s Digest and Bravo TV.
  • Tamara holds a BA in Political Science from UCLA.


Tamara has written about food and entertainment for CNET, Amazon’s Prime Insider, Reader’s Digest, and Bravo TV, publishes her own print magazine and website called California Eating and has ghostwritten a cookbook for a TV chef. She is also a professional DJ who has played at major music festivals and authored a book about Southern rap music.


She has a degree in political science from University of California, Los Angeles.

Other work:

The Spruce Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 

About The Spruce

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